Of pearls & pain

here, at easter, of pearls & pain
shall i marry the sand & sea
take my body ~ remember me

of cultured pearl, a valued gain
of fresh story, reborn glory
here’s my body ~ its crimson stain

price tag paid miraculously
this is easter ~ of pearls & pain

a new form from dVerse 


6 thoughts on “Of pearls & pain

  1. What a perfect poem – I had never thought about pearls this way. I own very little jewelry, and wear even less. But when I DO wear baubles, it’s always pearls. What a great reminder…

    1. He took our pain and covered it over…transforming us! And interesting sidenote, is that each pearly gate in heaven will be made from one giant Pearl. Boy, what pains in the rear humanity really is!

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